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Some prominent GOP lawmakers are urging reconsideration of a canceled Bush-era antimissile plan in response to Russia's recent incursion in Ukraine.
March 12, 2014 | MOX , Nuclear Materials Production, Consolidation, Elimination
South Carolina officials are mulling legal options to prevent any pause on a federal project to eliminate bomb-usable plutonium, the Associated Press reports.
March 11, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction , Security of Chemicals
A senior U.N. disarmament official says Syria likely will meet a mid-April timeline for surrendering all its chemical arms, barring any surprises.
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March 12, 2014 | Nuclear Weapons Programs
An ex-U.S. military contractor will plead guilty to providing nuclear-arms secrets and other classified information to his Chinese girlfriend, his lawyer said on Tuesday.
March 11, 2014 | Verification and Monitoring
A nuclear-blast sensor network will seek possible signs that a vanished Malaysia Airlines jet might have blown up mid-flight, the Associated Press reports.
Israel on Monday signaled it was open to possibly extending its missile defense system to cover neighbors Egypt and Jordan, Reuters reported.
A new U.N. report has found that North Korea is managing to evade international sanctions, thanks to a complex set of techniques, Reuters reports.
The regulatory impact of Japan's Fukushima crisis extends far past the island nation's shores, says a U.S. report issued on the disaster's third anniversary.
Washington is quietly urging Japan to bolster protective forces at a facility set to produce bomb-useful plutonium, the Center for Public Integrity reports.
March 11, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring , Weaponization, Nuclear
A senior Iranian envoy said Tehran would pick its own pace to aid a U.N. probe on possible nuclear bomb-linked studies, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Quote of the Day
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Ravanchi, on Tehran's responses to U.N. concerns about possible nuclear weapon-related experiments carried out in years past.
You have to take one step at a time. You should not rush.